Her Indoors beauty tips

Skincare – The Her Indoors way Would be really interested in your (honest) experiences here: I keep returning to budget range, fragrance free moisturiser – I just feel I can slather it on…all over my face, and down my neck and décolletage… I just feel that much meaner with stuff that costs £45 + per […]

Graeme Andrew

Learning to love modern scottish architecture shouldn’t be too hard when we have examples such as architect, Graeme Andrew’s home in Kilmalcolm to admire. A seemingly simple solution to actually quite a tricky sloping site in a conservation village. Details such as full height, floor to ceiling internal doors really make the most of the […]

Blog of the week – The Modern House

Website too….anyone fed up of period features should definitely check out The Modern House Estate Agency….www.themodernhouse.net Vista Point is a large Grade II-listed house with extensive gardens leading directly to the beach, located on a private estate in West Sussex. Designed in the late 1960s by Patrick Gwynne, one of the most important and remarkable […]

Seasonal Decorating Tips February 2012

Would very much like to introduce you all to a wonderful Interior Designer, based in Berwickshire, called Kimberley Bell. Douglas has photographed Kimberley’s home for Country Homes & Interiors magazine. The shoot was a great success and we have kept in touch. Kimberley has very kindly offered to ‘guest post’ on Her Indoors, offering readers […]

Wedding anniversary

16 years ago this week! And no, haven’t been busy celebrating, have actually had a slight cold… I look a bit tense here….think I was not sure if Doug knew ‘whether’ to sign or ‘where’ to sign??!! Hooray! He signed!! Thank goodness – if he hadn’t there wouldn’t have been a Her Indoors!!

Jelly Design again

Another Jelly Design project, this was Di’s sister’s home, in North Berwick, Gill McKay. Jelly transformed a small arts and crafts cottage into this gorgeous, laid back, family home. The McKays have moved now and are working on a new home….can’t wait to see it! I mentioned before that Gill has taken on Di’s french […]

Tantallon Studios

Family friends of ours the Cohens own the Pitclay Gallery at Tantallon, just outside North Berwick. It is an absolutely amazing place…it has been a successful gallery and studio for a long time and their daughter, Esther is working very hard to make sure it is continued to be used to it’s full potential by […]

Jelly Design

One of our most generous donations to the Treasure Trove was from Di Jennings, one half of the well known North Berwick property design team Jelly Design. Di and her husband Marc are responsible for a long line of stylish and successful renovations all over East Lothian. This is their home….if you are undertaking a […]

Family photos

Old bag anyone? How nice is that? This was for sale, alongside a small collection of really generously donated designer bags, icluding LK Bennet, Prada, Mulberry and Anya Hindmarch by silent auction…for www.teapot-trust.org Young shoppers picking up some real bargains at the end of the day! The day went especially smoothly thanks to very kind […]

Treasure Trove

Well it’s been a busy week preparing for our Teapot Trust Treasure Trove – but we have proved that you really can make order out of chaos…and turn trash into treasure! We turned several carloads of bin bags full of unwanted clothes and accessories into this: It took a lot of preparation: But we got […]